Newpaper & Magazine Articles | Rio Tinto & BHP
After 150 years of damage to people and planet, Rio Tinto ‘must be held to account’ (commentary) | Mongabay, Saul Jones,Apr 5 2023
Rio Tinto: A Legacy of Destruction Graphic | London Mining Network | Rio Tinto cannot be trusted. For 148 years, the company has claimed to be "essential for human progress", but its promises are nothing but hollow talk. Whether by destroying Indigenous heritage, restricting access to water or being implicated in spurring civil war, Rio Tinto has show consistently that it's willing to trample on local people and wreak havoc on the environment when there are profits to be made.
BHP prepares for fresh battle against $6.6 bln Brazil dam lawsuit | Reuters, by Kirstin Ridley, March 31, 2022. "The collapse of the Fundao dam, owned by the Samarco venture between BHP and Brazilian iron ore mining giant Vale (VALE3.SA), ranks as Brazil's worst environmental disaster. Nineteen were killed and villages obliterated as a torrent of more than 40 million cubic metres of mining waste swept into the Doce river and Atlantic Ocean over 650 km (400 miles) away." "A representative of the Krenak indigenous communities in London said yesterday: “Every time that I remember what my family and my community has gone through, every time that I revisit the river, I become angry."
Report Details Sexual Harrassment, Racism at Mining Giant Rio Tinto | E&E News, Greenwire, Feb 1, 2022
'Deeply disturbing.' Rio Tinto says bullying, sexism and racism are rife at the company | CNN Business, Feb 1, 2022
Rio Tinto and Mongolia settle feud over Oyu Tolgoi copper mine | Reuters, Jan 24, 2022
Copper mine protests spread in Peru, target Glencore and BHP's Antamina | Reuters, Oct 26, 2021
Aboriginal group hopes for national standards in Juukan inquiry | Reuters, Oct 15, 2021
BHP Webinar Oak Flat Presentation | Arizona Mining Reform, YouTube Video, Oct 13, 2021
BHP: Leave Oak Flat Alone | Arizona Mining Reform, YouTube Video Oct 12, 2021
International Day of Action Against BHP | Arizona Mining Reform Action Alert, Oct 12, 2021
‘Patience could run out’: Mongolia warns Rio over copper mine | Financial Review, Oct 9, 2021
The BHP Disaster in Latin America: Experiences of Resistance and Solidarity | London Mining Network, Sep 23, 2021
BHP: fine words, foul play report | London Mining Network, Sept 22, 2021
BHP aims to ease tribal tensions over US copper project with Rio, Miner seeks direct talks as partner struggles to regain indigenous landowners’ trust | Financial Times, Oct 14, 2021